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tom. but let me slide over and evade your question and -- >> no, no, no. >> look, i think it's clear that when you're in the middle of an election campaign, whoever you are, you have less flexibility. so i think more was made -- >> it's a different kind of relationship with russia, which is after all vehement that we're not talking about very much and it has big stakes in iran. >> i think we have to deal with russia. they are on a player on a number of issues that are important to us. and we have to feel out the relationship now with putin who is being very aggressive. >> we're almost out of time. we have five seconds here. >> i don't think that the united states of america can be effective if we stand with the forces of autocracy. that's fundamental. >> i have to make that the final word. thanks to all of you here. quick programming note, stay with nbc news for special coverage of president obama's inauguration starting tomorrow on "today." that's all for today. if it's sunday, it's "meet the press."
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good morning on this very special monday celebrating president obama's inauguration on this martin luther kij er kt holiday. hundreds of thousand ans pour into the capital for festivities. we'll have details on a situation in kabul. the latest on barbara walters' hospitalization. super bowl xlvii pits brother versus brother and then man versus shark. good morning to see you. in a few hours, president obama will take the oath of office for the second time in 24 hours
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before laying out his agenda for the next four years. just before noon sunday, supreme court chief justice john roberts administered the oath of office as required by law on the 20th of january. take a listen. >> please raise your right hand. i about a rack hussein obama swear that will faithfully execute the office of the president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. thank you so much. thank you, sweetie. thank you. >> i did it. all right. thank you, everybody.
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>> and in case you didn't hear that last part, sasha said you didn't mess up. in reference to the first time he took the oath in 2009. last night the president and first laid yea long with the vice president and mrs. biden all attended an inaugural reception where each of them spoke. here's a taste on how that evening went. >> thank you so much for joining us tonight. but more than that, thank you for the kindness, friendship and support that you've shown us since we've begun this long journey together. >> hello, i am jill biden's husband and i'm delighted to be with you all here. in the weeks and months ahead, we're going to reduce gun violence here in america. we're going to pass comprehensive immigration reform. and we're going to put this nation's economy on a sustainable path to the future. >> and let me tell you, it is just been a true thrill to watch
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this handsome, charming individual grow into the man and the president that he is. >> first of all, i love michelle obama. and to address the most significant vent of this weekend, i love her bangs. she looks good. >> that is so cute. the world will be watching as president obama lays out his plans for the next four years and he set the bar high saying abraham lincoln's second inaugural is the most like he would like to emulate. danielle leigh is at the center of it all. >> reporter: good morning. it was a couple minutes ago that we saw the first people begin
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arriving for this public ceremony later this morning. we're expecting up to 800,000 people to crowd on to the national mall where i'm standing to watch history in the making. president obama taking the oath of office for the final time. all along where i'm standing there are big screens to help people get as close a view as possible, even as they are prodded several blocks back from where the ceremony is actually taking place. the president won't be sworn in until just before noon. the ceremony does begin much sooner, closer to 9:30. people are going to need to dress warm because it is chilly out here this morning. security force this event is tight. up to 150 blocks around where i'm standing are shut down. thousands of servicemen and officers are here dealing with crowd control and also security. there's also a 30 mile no fly zone. after the ceremony will be the parade. one of the highlights are going to be eight floats dedicated to the first and second families and then also civil rights, one specifically dedicated to martin
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luther king jr. of course, the first lady and president obama will round out all these festivities and an entire weekend full of celebration with the two balls, up to 40,000 people are expected to attend the inaugural balls. many cannot wait to find out what the first lady will wear. i'm danielle leigh, back to you. >> thank you. nbc meteorologist now with the forecast. we know for sure she is supporting some bangs. >> it looks awesome. >> i love it. >> i think she's wearing them very well. probably jacket of some sort, too. it will be a little chilly. got news is it's not going to be as cold as initially thought. the coldest of the air is going to hold off until tomorrow. that's good news. and we are going to see a few flurries. that will make it look real pretty, especially in the nation's capital. it is looking like a decent day. mix of sun and clouds with a few flurries. temperatures look just fine. here's where the cold air is. it dropped now to six below in minneapolis. that is your actual air temperature. now factor in the wind.
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it feels like it's 25 degrees below zero in minneapolis. it's only going to top out today at four below. it is looking frigid across the northern plains, even colder as you head up into northern minnesota and northeastern north dakota. this is the arctic air that's going to surge across portions of the great lakes tomorrow and eventually into the northeast with tusk tesda tuesday being t day this week. we'll see a few light snow showers tonight into tomorrow morning. as far as snowfall is concerned, a couple lake-effect snow showers across the western parts of new york and northwestern pennsylvania, even western michigan. that's where we'll see several inches of lake effect snow. but the storm system that's going to pass mostly to the southeast of nantucket, we're going to see perhaps with ocean enhancement, six to eight inches of snow across the outer cape. two to four across most of southern new england. an area waiting for some snow. ver on yak?
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>> thank you. more violent attacks in afghanistan today. taliban suicide bombers blew up a car in front of police headquarters in kabul. that set off a long gun battle that left three militants dead. ten other people were wounded. it was the second raid inside the afghan capital in less than a week. the death toll from the siege in algeria reached 81. algerian forces searching the narm gas plant for explosives fount more bodies. many of them were so badly disfigured it was unclear whether they were hostageors militants. algerian special forces soldiers stormed the plant on saturday to end the siege. many people were left dead or missing. the teams for this year's super bowl showdown are set. the ravens will face off against the san francisco 49ers. last night the ravens overcame a strong start by the new england patriots to win the afc
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championship, 28-13. earlier in the day the 49ers e-ed oute e-got a win over the atlanta falcons. we'll have much more including highlights. it's all straight ahead in sports. okay, now here is your first look at this morning's dish of "scrambled politics." a nevada state lawmaker stephen brooks was arrested on a charge of threatening the nevada speaker because he was unhappy with his committee assignments. and a big thank you to alex witt weekends, here are energy facts. during the afternoon of inauguration day 1985, ronald reagan participated in a coin toss for super bowl xix between san francisco and miami. the president made the call live via satellite from the white house. james buchanan's inauguration in 1857 was delayed for 20 minutes because someone forgot to pick up the departing president.
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and 1889, a cake in the shape of the capitol building that was six feet high and weighing 800 pounds for benjamin harrison's cake. the commander in chief's ball will have the cake. lady gaga will perform on tuesday at the ball for white house staff employees. and actress and activist ashley judd is taking a close look at running against senate minority leader mitch mcconnell in kentucky in the 2014 race. and elizabeth bush is running for congress in south carolina. she is not related to george w. bush but she is related to comedian stephen colbert. that's his sister. she may be getting a little free tv time. what do you think? that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. a series of gun show accidents, bash bra walters medical condition and video of man versus shark you don't want
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good morning. welcome back n new mexico, authorities say a 15-year-old boy is facing murder and other charges after a fatal shooting over the weekend. five people were killed, the boy's father, his wife and three younger children. gun sales are surging across the nation in huge lines formed at an indianapolis gun show. one man shot himself in the hand as he was leaving that show and there were four other accidental shooting injuries in ohio and north carolina. barbara walt serz hospitalized after falling at an inauguration party in washington cutting her forehead. she will be okay but will not be covering the inauguration today. an abc spokesman says barbara is alert and telling everyone what to do. in bulgaria, police detain a man after he pointed a gas
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pistol at a turkish minority party leader as delivering a speech saturday. no shots were fired as the attacker was captured by party delegates. he was arrested. photos of a huge crater on mars suggests that water may be hiding in crevasses under the planet's services hinting that life might have once lived there or could live there. a man in australia pushed a shark back into the sea after seen swimming in shallow waters near beach goers. it eventually swam out to sea. the shark may have come close to shore because i was sick. markets are closed for the martin luther king holiday. we thought we would take a look at where the nation stands after president obama's first term. back in january of 2009, the dow was shy of 7,949. on friday, the blue chip index closed at 13,649. another big improvement, 41% of americans now believe the country is headed in the right direction. that's compared to just 26% four
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years ago. and that's all according to a recent nbc news/"wall street journal" poll. the more things change, the more they stay the same. unemployment back then and now still 7.8%. and that was unfortunately not the case with household income which back in 2009 was over $52,000. now that number is down around $50,000. when wall street gets back to work tomorrow, the big focus is on earnings from high profile names including mcdonald's, at&t and apple. u.s. safety investigators sat battery that caught fire in a japan airlines boeing 787 in boston was not overcharged. officials are now investigating the battery's charger and the dream liner's auxiliary power unit. the alpine town of davos switzerland will be in the shot light this weekend whether all
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big wigs rub shoulders with the occasional celebrities. finally, the original bat mobile from the 1960s tv series sold for $4.2 million at auction this weekend to an anonymous buyer. this 19-foot long bubble top car doesn't lay down smoke screens or oil slicks. darn it. just ahead, all your football highlights. the ravens and 49ers head to the super bowl. plus, the story of a father's challenge and how some ingenious kids use the internet to get the puppy they always wanted. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. ike me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups.
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thought that he was being clever when his kids asked for a puppy. he told them that he would get them one if they could get one million likes on facebook. so they took a photo with a sign that said hi world, we want a puppy. and get this, it went viral reaching the one million mark within six hours. dad came through on his promise adopting millie, this little lab-shepard mix. in sports now. super bowl xlvii is billed as the battle of the harbaugh brothers. john harbaugh's ravens avenge last year's patriot defeat with three touchdown passes by joe flacco. and ravens fans celebrated beating new england 28-13 to win the afc title game. earlier, frank gore had two touchdown as jim harbaugh staged the biggest come back victory ever in an nfc championship game, 28-24 over atlanta. and niners fans in san francisco
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went wild. the ravens and 49ers will go head-to-head in new orleans in two weeks on february 3rd. it is the first time two brothers will coach against each other in a super bowl. now their father, jack harbaugh, played one year of professional ball with the afl's new york titans back in 1961. after his two sons jim and john were born, jack began a long coaching career in high school and college. now to college basketball, second ranked indiana's cody zeller scored 21 points as the hoosiers edged northwestern 67-59. indiana could become number one this week because louisville lost to syracuse saturday. check out this video. surfers rode waves between 20 and 30 feet high in california in the famed mavericks invitational surf contest in half moon bay south of san francisco. the winner, 43-year-old peter mel from santa cruz. congratulations. and now for another look at the weather, here is dylan
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dwyer. somebody was up watching football. >> yeah, up late and woke up way too early and for a disappointment. as a pats fan, a little upset this morning. >> i'm sorry. >> there is always next year. we're going to see some pretty chilly temperatures in the foxboro boston area at 24 degrees right now. 27 in new york city. but it's all about the arctic air moving into the northern plains. we're starting off the day at six below in minneapolis. it's only going to top out around 4 below this afternoon. ten in chicago later on today. lighter snow showers will start to work in to new england as we go into tonight and tomorrow morning. we could end up with four to six inch as cross portions of southeastern massachusetts. new york we should see less than an inch. tomorrow, the cold air surges into the northeast. washington, d.c., will top out in the mid 20s. it's going to feel like winter for sure. >> extra layers. all right. thanks, dylan. later today, president obama
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will deliver his second inaugural address. this being a national holiday celebrating dr. martin luj ther king jr., one can be certain that in addition to using dr. king's bible during the swearing in ceremony, the message and sacrifices of dr. king will be a parts of president obama's message today. we'll be right back. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards
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talk us through the moment when you found out your girlfriend was dead. >> well, a couple months ago she called me up on the phone and she was like, hey, i have bad news. i'm dead. and i said, oh, no! do you need a ride to the
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funeral? well, piers, the victim is i was victim of a hoax. >> that must be devastating to deal with. >> it s but it's even more devastating for my girlfriend. >> no, see, she was the hoax. she's not a real person. >> oh! right. now i get it. oh, man. she is going to be pissed. >> oh, no. all right. now for some entertainment news, jessica chastain outdid arnold schwarzenegger. schwarzenegger's come back got off to a terrible start. his action flick "the last stand" finished in tenth place.
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olympic figure skater michelle xwan got married over the weekend to a coast guard, the grandson of a late u.s. senator. "people" magazine reports feller skaters were at the providence ceremony. in ohio, thous abdz showed up tund to audition for "america's got talent." they had 90 seconds to impress show producers. and this weekend, snl featured two sports figures. >> last armstrong disappointed the last guy on earth who still believed him. >> poor guy. finally, justin bieber is getting cheeky. he posted a photo of his backside for the world to see on saturday and then quickly del e deleted it. why would you do that? >> all of his millions of followers. i'm sure he left it in that brief second. >> he had like 40 million

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